On April 23, Anna Bokov (Yale University) will give a talk, “VKhUTEMAS 1920-1930: Institutionalizing the Soviet Avant-Garde” at the AIA New York Center for Architecture. For more information, click on the image below.
The “Visions and Foundations” conference of the Second World Urbanity project will be held April 11-12, 2014 at Georgetown University. For the conference schedule and directions to conference locations see the program and links below. Map and directions to MSFS … Continue reading →
Please see the conference program below for the “Visions and Foundations” conference of the Second World Urbanity project. (Click on each image for a larger view.) If you have not already done so, RSVP directly to Steven Harris (firstname.lastname@example.org) if … Continue reading →
The first conference of the Second World Urbanity project will take place April 11-12, 2014 at Georgetown University. The preliminary program for the conference is now available. To see it, click here.
Agata and Elidor offer a series of very insightful reflections on my book, and I am grateful to both of them for their careful and generous reading of the manuscript. I would also like to thank Steve and Daria for … Continue reading →
Dear Colleagues, In 2014-2015, the Second World Urbanity project will feature three two-day conferences about the history of urban planning, architecture, and the everyday in socialist cities. The first conference will be held at the Mortara Center for International Studies at … Continue reading →
PRL™ by Łukasz Stanek claims to be “an exhibition on magazine’s pages” and its sequel Postmodernism Is Almost All Right would be equally justified to do so. In fact, the two publications document two exhibitions shown in Warsaw, in the … Continue reading →
Second World Urbanity: Between Capitalist and Communist Utopias, is a scholarly project that explores the history of conceiving, building, importing, and inhabiting socialist cities past and present from Cuba to Yugoslavia and Russia to China. Initiated by historians Steven Harris … Continue reading →